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Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO
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Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs Over Next 2 Years: CEO

Target's CEO said Tuesday that the huge American retailer plans to cut several thousand jobs over the next two years in an effort to cut $2 billion in costs, CNBC reported. Read »

Mar 3, 2015
Nasdaq Closes Above 5,000 for First Time Since 2000

Nasdaq Closes Above 5,000 for First Time Since 2000

The Nasdaq closed above 5,000 on Monday, marking the first time in 15 years that the stock index hit that mark, NBC... Watch »

Mar 2, 2015
Uber Security Breach May Expose 50,000 Names and License Numbers

Uber Security Breach May Expose 50,000 Names and License Numbers

Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in... Read »

Feb 27, 2015
South Bay Passenger Frustrated Over $452 Uber Fare

South Bay Passenger Frustrated Over $452 Uber Fare

A South Bay man is asking ride-sharing service Uber to reduce his fare after he was charged $452 for a 30-minute... Watch »

Feb 26, 2015
As One Local Magazine Folds, Another Launches

As One Local Magazine Folds, Another Launches

7x7 Magazine has announced the end of its print run, while pet websites Dogster and Catster make their newsstand... Read »

Feb 23, 2015
Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

Social Reaction to Chargers-Raiders Stadium News

News that rival professional football teams the San Diego Chargers and the Oakland Raiders are joining forces on... Read »

Feb 20, 2015
Cuba's New Luxury Niche: Elite Jumping Horses

Cuba's New Luxury Niche: Elite Jumping Horses

After Fidel Castro banned horse racing, the sport picked back up in 2005. Through horse racing, Cuba has found a way... Read »

Feb 19, 2015

Elite Jumping Horses of Cuba

Already renowned for fine rum and fancy cigars, Cuba is carving out a new luxury niche that is attracting Latin... View »

Feb 19, 2015
Toy Museum Announces Video Game Hall of Fame

Toy Museum Announces Video Game Hall of Fame

The museum that houses the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Tuesday the creation of the World Video Game Hall of... Read »

Feb 18, 2015
Tablets Coming to Red Robin Restaurants

Tablets Coming to Red Robin Restaurants

Ziosk, the company that makes those tablets they use at Chili’s, says it is expanding into Red Robin, announcing... Read »

Feb 17, 2015
Three Twins Can’t Export Its Ice Cream Due to Port Slowdown

Three Twins Can’t Export Its Ice Cream Due to Port Slowdown

The folks at Three Twins Ice Cream are busy sending out pallets of their popular Petaluma-made product. Watch »

Feb 12, 2015
Voters to Weigh in on Plastic Bag Ban

Voters to Weigh in on Plastic Bag Ban

Voters will decide on whether to ban plastic bags in California. Watch »

Mar 1, 2015
SF Restaurant Workers Among Best Paid in U.S.

SF Restaurant Workers Among Best Paid in U.S.

A PayScale report shows that San Francisco averages the highest hourly wages in the country for bartenders and... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Tesla's 4Q Profit Falls on Strong Dollar, Delayed Shipments

Tesla's 4Q Profit Falls on Strong Dollar, Delayed Shipments

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says its fourth-quarter net loss widened to $107.6 million because of the impact of... Read »

Feb 11, 2015
SF Restaurant Designs Condom for Valentine's Day

SF Restaurant Designs Condom for Valentine's Day

Italian restaurant Locanda has produced a limited edition 'Locondom' to give out on Feb. 14. Read »

Feb 12, 2015
FireEye Is

FireEye Is "First in the Door" on Big Cyber Attacks

They're the emergency responders of the computer industry. CEO David DeWalt of Silicon Valley cybersecurity firm... Read »

Feb 12, 2015
Bay Area Restaurants Go Tipless

Bay Area Restaurants Go Tipless

Sous Beurre Kitchen is the latest Bay Area restaurant to forgo the concept of gratuities on the customer bill. Read »

Feb 11, 2015
97 Percent of Venture Capital Funded Companies Are Run by Men: Study

97 Percent of Venture Capital Funded Companies Are Run by Men: Study

97 percent of venture capital funded companies are run by men: study. Peggy Bunker reports Watch »

Feb 10, 2015
Which Local Radio Shack Stores Will Close?

Which Local Radio Shack Stores Will Close?

Radio Shack, which filed for bankruptcy protection Thursday, said it would close the following stores in the Bay... Read »

Feb 9, 2015
US Gas Prices Jump 13 Cents a Gallon

US Gas Prices Jump 13 Cents a Gallon

The average price of a regular gallon of gas jumped 13 cents in the past two weeks to $2.20, ending a sustained... Watch »

Feb 9, 2015

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